Dockside Restaurants

Anna Maria Island

The Bridge Tender  Inn & Dockside Bar

Hang out with the locals at this waterfront restaurant and bar. Established in 1989, the Bridge Tender Inn offers delicious food, fun drinks, and is a great spot to watch some sports while enjoying a draft beer (especially if you're a Packers fan).

Floridays Woodfire Grill and Bar

With beautiful waterfront views, a fun Florida-feel, Floridays has exactly what you need to officially switch to island time. On the menu, one will find everything from fresh seafood to classic burgers.

On Friday and Saturday nights, check out the Tiki Bar for live music and tropical drinks.

Rod & Reel Pier

Enjoy a bit of Florida history at the Rod & Reel Pier! Since 1947, the Rod & Reel Pier has served traditional fare, local favorites and fish specials. This restaurant also offers beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

Star Fish Company

Star Fish Company is a hidden gem located just off of Anna Maria in Cortez Village. Offering locally caught seafood in any form you'd like: fried, grilled, blackened, or sautéed. This is a great way to support local fishermen while enjoying a delicious meal.

Swordfish Grill & Tiki Bar

Fresh Seafood. Happy Hour Specials. Live Entertainment. Waterfront Dining. All make for a fantastic way to spend your time visiting this little slice of paradise.

Longboat Key

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill is best known for its beautiful atmosphere, gorgeous views and exceptional food. With awards including: Top 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America, Top 100 Best Most Scenic Restaurants in America and Top 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining.

Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub

Dine under the trees with your toes in the sand. Mar Vista Restaurant has a wide variety of menu choices from burgers to fresh seafood. Relax, have a drink, while you view Sarasota Bay from a private beach.

Shore Restaurant

Right beside Mar Vista Restaurant, is Shore Restaurant; a chic, mid-century coastal eatery. Spend an afternoon dining on refreshing entrees and cocktails or spend an evening watching the sunset and dolphins frolic in Sarasota Bay.


O'Leary's Tiki Bar & Grill

Embrace the Florida Lifestyle with your toes in the sand, beside palm trees and tiki huts. O'Leary's Tiki Bar & Grill is a wonderful spot to a fun, tropical drink and delicious food.

The Old Salty Dog

The Old Salty Dog is a casual restaurant located on City Island. Here you will find a beautiful view of Sarasota Bay with options to dine indoor or out. Check out their famous "Fully Loaded Salty Dog", which was featured on Travel Channel's Man vs. Food.

New Pass Grill and Bait Shop

Immerse yourself in Florida history at New Pass Grill and Bait Shop. This relic of Old Florida has been a spot for locals and visitors alike to stop by for an award-winning burger since 1929.

Siesta Key

Crow's Nest

Starting out as a humble sandwich shop serving burgers and 50 cent beers in the 1970s, Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina has evolved into a gorgeous dining room, offering porch dining and waterfront views. Stop by to enjoy a Famous Fish Sandwich or a class Reuben.

Pop's Sunset Grill

From a outdoor tiki hut to a chilled indoor bar, to a beautiful courtyard, Pop's has a dining experience that is fit for anyone! Offering everything from eggs benedicts for breakfast to raw bar and fresh seafood entrees for lunch and dinner.